FCEDA In the News

FCEDA highlights U.S. opportunities in homeland security, cybersecurity and infrastructure protection April 2 in Tel Aviv

Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 4:44pm

The Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) on April 2 will present “Gateway for Israeli Companies: U.S. Opportunities in Homeland Security, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Protection,” a breakfast roundtable program at the Dan Tel Aviv Hotel for businesses looking to expand into the U.S. market.

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Fairfax County EDA unveils redesigned Web site

Thursday, March 20, 2014 - 9:48am

The Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) has launched a redesigned Web site with enhanced features to help businesses exploring the possibility of starting, expanding or relocating within or to Fairfax County.

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Virginia Business magazine again selects Fairfax County EDA President Gordon for “50 Most Influential Virginians” list

Wednesday, March 19, 2014 - 11:35am

Virginia Business magazine named Gerald L. Gordon, Ph.D., president and CEO of the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA), to its “50 Most Influential Virginians” list for the second straight year. The list, in the magazine’s March issue, tracks “who’s moving up, making a difference and shaping outcomes.”

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Fairfax County EDA, Indian-American chamber host February 11 event in Mumbai to spotlight U.S. market-entry opportunities for Indian companies

Monday, February 10, 2014 - 3:05pm

The Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA), its Bangalore-based representatives at Brickwork India and the Indo-American Chamber of Commerce are presenting a February 11 event to highlight successful U.S. market-entry opportunities for Indian firms in technology sectors such as information technology, telecommunications, finance, aerospace enterprises, health IT and mobile applications

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Fairfax County EDA in 2013 worked with 195 businesses adding almost 7,500 jobs to the local economy

Monday, February 10, 2014 - 2:59pm

In 2013, the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) worked with 195 businesses adding 7,490 jobs to the Fairfax County economy. Companies in the professional services and information technology sectors dominated the year’s announcements.

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FCEDA's president/CEO helps open Amazon Web Services office in Herndon

Monday, December 30, 2013 - 4:32am

Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) President and CEO Gerald L. Gordon, Ph.D., was one of several local, state and federal officials to speak August 26 at the grand opening reception of Amazon Web Services’ office in the town of Herndon. In his remarks, Gordon noted the importance of a diversified economic base to strong communities.

 

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Fairfax County EDA wins award for unique international marketing program

Monday, December 30, 2013 - 4:28am

The International Economic Development Council (IEDC) honored the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) with a 2013 Excellence in Economic Development Award for the FCEDA’s unique and extensive program that works with foreign companies interested in establishing or expanding operations in the United States. The IEDC announced winners of its awards October 8 in Philadelphia during its annual conference.

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Cvent to move to new Fairfax County headquarters, create 400 more jobs

Monday, December 30, 2013 - 4:22am

Governor Bob McDonnell today announced that Cvent (NYSE: CVT), a leading event management software firm, will relocate and expand its headquarters operation in Fairfax County. The company will move to “Greensboro Station,” named after the building’s location next to the Greensboro Metro Station on the Silver Line in Tysons Corner. Virginia successfully competed against Maryland for the project, which will create 400 new jobs and retain 451 jobs.

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Fairfax County EDA lauded for supporting development of the arts

Monday, December 30, 2013 - 4:20am

At its annual Arts Awards luncheon held October 25, the Arts Council of Fairfax County honored the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) with the 2013 Jinx Hazel Arts Award. The award, named for Mrs. Til “Jinx” Hazel, “celebrates individuals or organizations who have exhibited dedication to the arts, and whose vision and commitment has played a significant role in the cultural life of our community.”

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Fairfax County EDA works with 29 businesses adding more than 600 jobs to the local economy

Monday, December 30, 2013 - 4:12am

During the third quarter of 2013, the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) provided services and resources to 29 businesses that are adding more than 600 jobs in Fairfax County. Most of these businesses are in the information technology and professional services sectors, and seven are foreign-based firms using a Fairfax County location to expand in North America.

 

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